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President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. NAZARBAYEV

  • Zhenis Kassymbek: 120 industrial projects will be implemented this year in Kazakhstan 21 February 18:05 In spite of fall in world prices for base metals, sanctions against major trading partners (Iran, Russia) and other external factors in 2018, the country’s production sector increased by 4.1%, including mining by 4.6%, processing by 4%. In general, following the results of 2018 the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development achieved solid performance targets on the main activities. Read more about the results of 2018 and plans for 2019 in the review material of the Information Agency.
  • Project for construction of World Trade Center building in Astana presented to the President 24 January 15:56 Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with board member of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) Rolf Draak and director for Corporate Services of Nest Investments HOLDINGS, Mehran Eftekhar, the press service of Akorda informed.
  • Astana Hub has every opportunity to become the 2nd Silicon Valley-expert view 26 December 15:05 Today innovation and technology play one of the important role in country’s development. The states attract many ideas and much money for this. Start-ups are now gaining momentum. There are a lot of interesting start-ups in the world and in our country. Dr. Alexander Gelsin, Managing Partner at bee smart city GmbH, holding his PhD in astrophysics from the University of Heidelberg (Germany), jury member of Intelligent Community Forum gave was interviewed and told about the main trends in the technology development. Read more in the exclusive material of the Information Agency.
  • 10 best foreign investors awarded in Kazakhstan 19 December 15:34 The Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan, together with KAZAKH INVEST JSC, awarded 10 best foreign investors. A solemn ceremony is held every year. This year, the best foreign investors are companies operating in such sectors as construction, engineering, food industry and representing such countries as Turkey, France, Germany, China and others. Read more about the companies in the review material of the Information Agency.
  • Industrialization Day: winners of “Altyn Sapa”, “Uly Dala Eli”, “Isker” contests determined 11 December 15:44 Today Astana has hosted the awarding ceremony of the winners of the “Altyn Sapa” contest, the republican contest-exhibition “The Best Product of Kazakhstan”, the contest for social responsibility of business “Paryz-2018”. On the same day, the winners of the contest for the award of the umbrella brand “Uly Dala Eli” and “Isker” prize, established by the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken”, have been announced. Read more about this year’s winners of the contests in the review material of the Information Agency.
  • Kazakhstan needs robust reforms to boost productivity and growth 08 November 17:11 In the 2000s, Kazakhstan had experienced exceptional economic growth — supported by rising oil and gas prices, rapid growth of domestic demand and soaring investments. During this time poverty and inequality declined significantly. However, since the global economic downturn of 2008, Kazakhstan's growth has slowed markedly from over 10 percent in 2000-07 down to 4 percent in 2008-17. Today the World Bank has presented the new Country Economic Memorandum “Kazakhstan: Reversing the Productivity Stagnation”, in which the experts tried to find out reasons why this happened. Read more in the piece of the Information Agency.
  • We need to create a new generation of IT talents, our main task is to help clever and talented guys 06 November 15:20
  • Astana Hub should become a core of innovation ecosystem created in Kazakhstan - Nursultan Nazarbayev 06 November 14:48 Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the official opening ceremony of the Astana Hub International Technological Park of IT Start-ups, the press service of Akorda reported.
  • Investments: what makes Kazakhstan attractive? 30 October 18:14 Kazakhstan remains one of the largest Eurasian foreign investment recipients. Over the last years there has been foreign investment diversification towards active financial investment in the non-resource funding sector of national economics. However, oil and gas is still one of the most attractive spheres for the ones investing in Kazakhstan. Read more about the general investment climate in Kazakhstan and the key investments trends in the oil and gas sector of the country in the piece of the Information Agency. The National Energy Report 2017 by KAZENERGY provided the basis for the review.
  • INFOGRAPHICS: The world economy 24 October 17:15
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